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    1. North American Audi Production Plant Could Be Confirmed this Week Says Automotive News



      Word from automotive industry news magazine Automotive News via Autoblog.com is that Audi is close to revealing their plans for a North American production point. Last week the rumor was Mexico, though the rumormill isn't so sure now. Time will tell, though if Automotive News is correct then it won't take much time for Audi to actually tell.

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    2. Audi Q6 Still on Track Says Walter de'Silva, Head of Design for Volkswagen Group



      It's not like we were questioning whether the upcoming Audi Q6 had been dropped from Audi's development plans, but confirmation of the car by the Volkswagen Group's design boss are worth a mention and they come from Automotive News Europe via Autoblog.

      If you've been keeping track, Audi will now be in charge of initial development of large (longitudinal engine fitment) ...
    3. Via 4T: Autoblog Quick Spin of Q3 S-line



      Autoblog European contributor Matt Davis attended the Q3 launch last week and has penned his impressions of Audi's newest and (thus-far) smallest crossover. And while Q3 reviews aren't all that rare since the launch began in Zurich, Matt's caught our eye because it focuses on the S-line version and includes plenty of unique photos.

      We love the S-line-trimmed steering wheel and those
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    4. Pinewood Derby Meets Le Mans: Boy Scout Leader Builds R18 TDI



      A close friend with a kid in Cub Scouts recently let me in on a little secret. Pinewood Derbies can be serious business. Tricks like negative camber (for less frictional loss), hollow axle nails, etc. can cut down times and win an erstwhile Weblo a badge worthy of popping champagne. So we knew the Pinewood class of racer could be hardcore, but were still completely astounded when we laid ...